Shopping around Swansea

You will find all your basic needs met by the local shops and supermarkets in Swansea city centre. There is also a traditional market that sells fish, meat, vegetables as well as services like a barber and key cutting facilities. Find out more about shopping in Swansea city.

See the International Students Handbook (Life in Swansea) for more information on the different shops in the area and a list of shops selling specialist food.

Apart from the shops in the city centre, there are also lovely shops in the Mumbles, about 2 miles west of the University. Find out more about the Mumbles.

There is also a popular discounted designer shopping mall (McArthur Glen Bridgend Designer Outlet) about 30 min by bus from Swansea. Buses run directly to this mall daily.

Cardiff city centre is also only about an hour away by train or bus.